Is Windows 10 mobile dead?

It’s finally dead: Windows 10 Mobile is no longer supported after today. Windows phone is dead. This time, it’s not figuratively dead, as the narrative has often been. As of today, Windows 10 Mobile version 1709, the final version of the OS, is no longer supported.

Is Windows 10 Mobile still supported?

The company has already stopped releasing new versions of Windows 10 Mobile, with Redstone 2 being the last major Windows 10 Mobile update released. Users will still be able to create automatic or manual backups of apps and settings until March 10, 2020.

Will Windows Phone make a comeback?

Yes, we’re talking about the Windows Phone OS that never really took off in a huge way. In fact, Windows Phones are dead now and we’re only left with Android and iOS as two of the most prominent mobile OS on the market.

What happened Windows 10 Mobile?

In January 2019, Microsoft announced that they were ending the support to Windows 10 Mobile in December 10, 2019. … Microsoft later delayed the end of support to January 14, 2020, which was also when Microsoft ended the support to Windows 7 operating systems.

Why did Microsoft abandon Windows Phone?

Microsoft realized that it simply could not capture a sufficient enough portion of the smartphone market to justify continuing with its Windows Phone efforts.

Will there be Windows 11?

Microsoft has officially announced Windows 11, the next major software update, which will be coming to all compatible PCs later this year. Microsoft has officially announced Windows 11, the next major software update that will be coming to all compatible PCs later this year.

Why was Windows 10 Mobile discontinued?

Discontinuation. On October 8, 2017, Microsoft executive Joe Belfiore revealed that the company would no longer actively develop new features or hardware for Windows phones, citing its low market share, and the resultant lack of third-party software for the platform.

Can you still use Windows Phone in 2020?

Yes. Your Windows 10 Mobile device should continue to work after December 10, 2019, but there will be no updates after that date (including security updates) and device backup functionality and other backend services will be phased out as described above.

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What can I do with my old Windows Phone 2020?

Let’s get started!

  1. Back-up phone.
  2. Alarm clock.
  3. Navigational device.
  4. Portable media player.
  5. Use your old Lumia such as the Lumia 720 or Lumia 520, with its 8 GB of onboard memory, to store music and videos. Pair it with The Bang by Coloud portable speakers and have a blast!
  6. Gaming device.
  7. E-reader.
  8. Surveillance camera.

What replaced Windows Mobile?

With the new latest Windows OS version i.e. Windows 10, the Windows mobile device center is replaced with the Sync Center and trust me it is very useful. With the help of Sync Center, you can easily Sync your contacts, calendar, tasks, etc. in real time if both the devices are ON.

Do Windows phones work in 2021?

Application updates and installs should be fine until at least the end of 2021. The old 8.1 Store was given 30 months after end of support for the OS itself, if we extrapolate that to Windows 10 Mobile then the Store might last until summer 2022.

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